Celebrity Cobie Smulders Partners with MAKO for Dreamvention 2019

by | Jan 31, 2019 | Client Spotlight, Company News, Featured Blog, Mako Official Partner

Everyone at one point in their life was a child, with a dream to create. That is why MAKO was so thrilled to be invited on by Frito-Lay to work with these young inventors on the Dreamvention competition. Families are given the chance to work together using their imaginations to solve a problem in everyday life for a chance to win $250, 000. MAKO’s top invention services were put to good use in developing the 5 finalists’ ideas in the inaugural 2018 year, and we look forward to doing it again in 2019! 



celebrity Cobie Smulders supporting Dreamvention program 



Celebrity, Cobie Smulders Gives MAKO a Huge Shout Out on NBC!


In a recent interview, Cobie Smulders was hosted by NBC New York, to talk about her involvement with the Dreamvention program. Smulders speaks with exuberance over her experience in meeting the kid-ventors a few months back. She also mentions MAKO in the talk show interview and our relationship to the program. Complimenting MAKO for being “an amazing company” who brought the 5 finalists’ ideas to life with our top invention services. Smulders encourages viewers to go to the Dreamvention website and vote for their favourite finalists’ new invention.


Top Invention Services Put to Good Use As MAKO Teams Up with Cobie Smulders on Dreamvention


MAKO’s top invention services weren’t the only ones to get asked to be involved with this great contest. The Avengers star, Cobie Smulders, has also joined the Dreamvention team. Cobie Smulders, now a mother of two joined on encouraging families to brainstorm new invention ideas together. She values the importance of spending quality time together as a family and understands this competition is a good way of promoting family bonding.


Dreamvention Program Promotes the Importance of Family


Smulders, being an imaginative child once upon a time herself, appreciates the passion and creativity that surrounds this contest. As an aspiring marine biologist in her youth, Cobie Smulders takes kindly to scientific endeavors like the ones being implemented in the submissions we have see within Dreamvention. She admires the Dreamvention program because it gives families a podium to display their creative abilities and hard work. To motivate the families further, Smulders and four STEM-focused museums partnered together to give them free admission to spark their creativity for their ideas. Little did they know our top invention services would be used to bring their ideas to life.


Watch the full interview to hear Cobie talk about her passion for the program. 


If you have a great new invention and you’d like to learn more about this process, get in touch with MAKO here and visit our website to find out more. Feel free to give us a call at 1-888-MAKO and we can set you up on a call with our product analyst.


Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

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MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm in North America for providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, inventors, and small manufacturers. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices from coast-to-coast to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories.



  1. Deb

    Want to get my idea moving forward. Not good at drawing but can make a mock prototype

    • MAKO Design + Invent

      Thanks Deb! We will send you a message to your email to discuss next steps!

  2. Aretha Fogg

    I have a idea to help with a need, that I’ve not seen. I’ve done research and want to know my next step. Taking it from my mind/idea to prototype.

    • MAKO Design + Invent

      Hi Aretha!

      Thanks so much for your comment. We can definitely help you out with your idea! We will send you an email shortly to discuss your next steps. Cheers!

  3. Eve Petty

    I have a couple of ideas that I’ve been “sitting on” for years. Just been busy with life. Wondering what you would think of them.

    • MAKO Design + Invent

      Hello Eve!

      Thanks so much for your comment! We would love to chat with you about your ideas. We will send you an email at the address you’ve provided to set up a meeting with our Product Strategy team. Looking forward to chatting with you!

  4. Lydell Hall

    I have an idea that came to mind today that I believe would be profitable. Where do I start ?

    • MAKO Design + Invent

      Hi Lydell!

      Thanks so much for your comment! We would love to chat with you about your idea. We will send you an email at the address you’ve provided to set up a meeting with our Product Strategy team. Looking forward to chatting with you!


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